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Oregonians sing for a cure in Bend

Cancer-fighting advocates sing for a cure in Bend

It was a sing-off for a good cause. Friday was the final night of "Careaoke for a Cure" at Bend's Silver Moon Brewing, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and the Relay for Life Bend chapter.

Owner reacts to Redmond shop fire

Large SW Redmond shop burns; three escape unhurt

A large shop in southwest Redmond was destroyed by fire early Friday morning, and three people staying in it as they moved into their new home escaped without injury, officials said.

Roseway Inn shooting; PERKINS, JUSTIN, PREMO, STEVEN

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Bend motel shooting update: 2nd man stabbed, 2 jailed

After days spent piecing together what led to the shooting of a man at a southeast Bend motel, police detectives said Friday night another man was stabbed several times, sending both to the hospital and two men to jail on robbery, heroin possession and other charges.

Cannabis industry in limbo

Deschutes marijuana businesses still waiting for rules

Last fall, Oregrown in Bend bought a farm in Tumalo to grow marijuana. And they're still waiting to get going, due to a delay in Deschutes County regulations of the new industry.

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Chilling new details in Redmond teens' alleged mom-murder plot

A Redmond teen and his girlfriend appeared in court Friday on attempted murder and other charges as prosecutors alleged the 17-year-olds plotted to use a baseball bat and pepper spray to kill the boy's mom, then burn down the house with her body still inside.

Rescue dog Bixby in Bend

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Rescue dog Bixby, cross-country partner ride into Bend

Rescue dog Bixby and her owner Mike have been traveling across the country to spread awareness on the importance of pet adoption. They have finally made their way to Central Oregon and arrived in Bend to tell their story.

Federal appeals court rejects Steens Mtn. wind-energy project

A federal appeals court has dealt a serious blow to a proposed Harney County wind energy project at Steens Mountain and given the Bend-based Oregon Natural Desert Association a legal victory over protection requirements for the sage grouse.

C O patriot group growing

Central Oregon Constitutional Guard is growing

Nearly four months after the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation came to an end, the issues surrounding the takeover are still swirling on the High Desert.

C.O. fire chiefs: Open burning season ends Tuesday

The season for open debris burning on residential and private lands will end at sunset next Tuesday across Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties, the Central Oregon Fire Chiefs Association announced Friday..

Male, female salaries in C.O.

Report: In every industry, C. Oregon women earn less than men

International Women's Day was back in early March. The day highlights the pay inequality that still persists between men and women in the workplace. Here in Oregon, women account for 49 percent of workers, yet the average earnings of women are around 68 percent of male earnings.


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